FF&F News & Events


American Opportunity Tax Credit

How do I . . . compute the American Opportunity Tax Credit?

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, signed into law on January 2, 2013, extended the American Opportunity Tax Credit through (and including) the 2017 tax year. The credit, which is an enhanced version of the Hope tax credit for tuition, allows taxpayers to claim a credit against federal income taxes for costs of tuition and other qualified educational expenses paid for the taxpayer, his or her spouse, or a dependent claimed on the tax return who is enrolled at an eligible educational institution.

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The Alliott Group film featured in the UK’s The Daily Telegraph

As New York City member of The Alliott Group, our international alliance, we’re proud to share a new film featured on the UK’s The Daily Telegraph site that captures the Alliance’s culture, social ethics and insights through numerous interviews both from members and respective Regional Chairmen.

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September 2013 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of September 2013.

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2013 year-end tax planning

Taking first steps for 2013 year-end tax planning

Even though the calendar still says summer, it’s not too early to be thinking about 2013 year-end tax planning. In fact, year-end tax planning has become around-the-year tax planning because of tax legislation (or the lack of tax legislation), new IRS rules and regulations and personal and business considerations.

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